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CLEAN WATER FOR 4000 PEOPLE IN AFRICA

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Minhaj Welfare Foundation (MWF) in the past couple of years has gone from strength to strength dealing with clean water programs in the developing countries. The money and support of MWF donors has helped us to ensure that small communities in Africa have access to clean water.

In October 2013, MWF completed three more water well projects in East Africa. MWF would like to thank its donors from Manchester (Muhammad Yaqub Butt), Bradford (Mrs Saiqa Kauser) and Nelson (Miss Nabila Anwar) who generously donated towards a clean water solution in the region. East Africa was severely affected by the drought in 2011, leaving more than 13 million people displaced and unfortunately taking many lives.

A clean water well in Africa costs only £2500, it takes almost 3 – 6 months for the well to be complete. A full report will be provided at the completion of each project. Call our MWF team on +44 (0) 300 30 30 777.

Please read personal stories from three young women and see how your donations have transformed the lives of women and children in East Africa:

Minhaj Welfare Foundation would like to thank its donor Mrs Saiqa Kauser from Bradford for ensuring a small community like Njango has access to water well. More than 1000 people from this small village can drink clean water.

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Story (Bahalad from Njango):

“Me and my children had to travel 3km every day in search of clean water.  It became so tiring that I could not walk any more, my young children had to take the journey instead. They missed out on school.

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“This water project has helped us a lot, especially the children. Our children are going to school and learning so I think they are very happy. I hope my children will grow up and get educated and help this community.”

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Water changes the lives of families; it makes them stronger and gives them access to other opportunities.

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Minhaj Welfare Foundation would like to thank its donor Miss Nabila Anwar from Nelson whose kind donations has helped to ensure a community like Munuzini, East Africa have access to a water well project. More than 2000 people from this small village can now drink clean water.

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Story (Mworisa from Munuzini)

Munuzini is not the only women to have gone through this. The women in the village would lose track of how many months’ pregnant they were and so continue to collect water. They had no choice.

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Mworisa says, “Previously, I worried about getting water from the river to my children because they might get ill with water-borne diseases. But now we have a water well and I am very happy to give this clean water to the children.

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Water changes the lives of families; it makes them stronger and gives them access to other opportunities.

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Minhaj Welfare Foundation would like to thank Mr Muhammad Yaqub Butt from Manchester whose kind donations has helped to ensure women, children and the elderly from Hadad Munuzini, East Africa have access to a water well project. More than 1000 people from this small village can now drink clean water.

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Story (Jillo from Hadad)

Jillo is around 40 years old and has four children. She lives in the village of Hadad where there is no source of clean water. She had to walk for an hour to collect water from an unsafe source which was used by many people in the area. Jillo knows the water isn’t clean but she had no other choice.

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Jillo’s children can now go to school, which is an hour away. She says, “My children are much healthier and they such a good time. I can wash their uniforms, clothes and bodies properly.” If Jillo’s children went to collect water instead, they would not be able to go to school.

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Water changes the lives of families; it makes them stronger and gives them access to other opportunities.

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